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Turrbal and Jagera Country
Level 4, 348 Edward Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Make a significant and meaningful difference to people’s lives!
Outstanding work-life balance with rosters, or use of flexitime!
Unique experience to put on your CV!
Professionally Rewarding Position with Excellent Support!
New Grads welcome to apply!
Job Title: Speech Pathologist - St George
This practice is a modern multi-disciplinary allied health practice dedicated to providing a holistic, person-centred approach to therapy for rural and remote communities. As a team, their mission is to improve rural, remote, and Indigenous access to health services. We believe that all Australians should have access to high-quality health services, no matter where they live.
They have continued to expand in response to a growing need within our communities for high-quality local health services and now have nine centres servicing regions across Queensland and New South Wales. Currently, the team consists of 60+ professionals who find living and working in rural parts of our country extremely rewarding, both on a personal and professional level.
Have an extremely varied caseload and get a rich clinical experience
Work in in-clinic and in-community settings, such as GP Practices, Aboriginal Health Centres, Kindy or School environments and more!
Be supported by Senior Clinical Team Members and a well-appointed Administration Team.
Assess and design holistic, person-centred intervention services and therapy plans (including - speech, language, paediatrics, voice fluency, literacy, feeding, adult - dysphagia based).
As well as working with adults across the lifespan, you also have the opportunity to work under unique 'Vital Paediatrics' program in a multidisciplinary setting with an Occupational Therapist & Physiotherapist.
With lots of support and training, provide services under the NDIS – including assessment and management of AAC
Engage in regular supervision and clinical support from a Senior Speech Pathologist and internal PD with the SP and OT teams.
Work alongside other allied health professionals in the team, including: Physiotherapists, Dietitians, Exercise Physiologist, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologist, Allied Health Assistants and Psychologist.
Travel, on a regular roster, to smaller towns to provide services.
Have a flexible working schedule/contract can be discussed to balance your work and life – please contact our HR Team with your questions.
Qualifications & Experience:
As the successful applicant, you will bring a passion for improving rural, remote, and Indigenous access to health services.
Membership to SPA
Ability to work flexibly and independently within different service delivery models and across different locations
Passion for delivering evidence-based treatment
Excellent communication, time management, and problem-solving skills
National Police Check
Blue Card and NDIS worker screening clearance
Negotiable (Based on Experience & Qualifications)
Job Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time
After Hours Requirements: No
Significant financial support for external professional development courses, accommodation and flights
Internally facilitated professional development with a Senior Speech Pathologist, peer support and lots of learning opportunities with other senior professionals.
Comprehensive and very supportive New Grad Program
Develop in to 1 of 3 different Career Development Pathways
Self-motivated individuals can increase their income with incentives
Relocation costs negotiated and support to find suitable accommodation
Support for Partner and family, eg: finding employment opportunities for spouses, childcare/ school options
Internal NDIS clinical and admin support and comprehensive training
Talk to one of our (New Grad or Experienced) clinicians on the ground to see if this role is right for you
About St George:
St George is a pleasant rural service centre which is located on the Balonne River with the vast flatlands of the Darling Downs stretching beyond the Great Dividing Range. The town provides services to the surrounding wheat, sheep and cotton farmers, and, in recent times, fruits, grapes, vegetables and beef have enriched the local economy.
For more information on this position, please contact our team via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.
Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.
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